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100,000 pension details on Deloitte stolen laptop




100,000 pension details on Deloitte stolen laptop
100,000 pension details on Deloitte stolen laptop



http://www.accountancyage.com/accountancyage/news/2228066/100-pensioners-details-deloitte 

By David Jetuah
Accountancy Age
13 Oct 2008

Details of more than 100,000 company pensions have been stolen from a 
Deloitte staffer after her laptop was snatched in a handbag theft.

The computer had the pension holders' names, National Insurance numbers 
and salary details stored on it but Deloitte has said that there was a 
'very very low' risk of anyone being able to access the information, The 
Press Association reported.

Deloitte said in a statement: 'A handbag with a Deloitte laptop in it 
was stolen from a public place in September. The laptop held information 
which included employee details of individuals from a number of 
Deloitte's clients. It did not include addresses or bank account 
information.

'The theft was immediately reported to the police and relevant clients 
were notified.

'The laptop was protected by a number of security measures, including 
start up password, operating system user ID / password authentication 
and encryption. 

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